Comfort As We Journey

In our 21st century American context, it seems counter-cultural to call ourselves strangers, pilgrims, and sojourners. Even in the church, we’ve idolized the image of middle-class ease and comfortable lifestyle. And when difficulties, trials, and afflictions arise, we think something has gone wrong. Maybe we’ve done something to deserve this. Maybe we didn’t do something … Continue reading Comfort As We Journey

A Guide to Prayer

When it comes to prayer, we can sometimes feel lost. Of course we have Jesus’ teaching on prayer in Matthew 6, but we often find ourselves nodding to Paul’s comment that “we do not know how to pray as we should” (Romans 8:26). Yet we should not throw up our hands in despair. God has … Continue reading A Guide to Prayer